17 days old

Chemical Plant R&D Technician

Kelly Services
Kankakee, IL 60901
Kelly Services is seeking a **Chemical Plant R&D Technician** for one of our clients in **Kankakee IL.**

+ Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8 AM - 4:30 PM) -- candidate will be working onsite

+ Pay: $20-22/hr

+ 1 year contract


**_The Chemical Plant R&D Technician will provide testing of raw materials, intermediates, and finished products, in a safe manner, within the scope of the ISO 9001 procedures for Chemometric models on NIR instruments and standardize solutions according to documented procedures and complete required records._**

Experience supporting method development projects using HPLC Chromatography, NIR Spectroscopy, and automated titration equipment.

Prepare standards and solutions needed to maintain calibration of instruments.

Assist analytical chemists with analysis of samples and method development as needed.

Ability to prioritizing and managing sample testing for multiple projects simultaneously.

Manage the accumulation labeling, inspection and storage of hazardous waste generated in the Laboratory.

Performs variety of chemical and physical laboratory tests, both standard and non-standard in nature, to obtain information necessary for the development NIR calibrations.

Works independently and with team members supporting development projects and other tasks as assigned, reporting atypical sample or equipment behavior to supervisor.

Must be able to lift 25 lbs as a part of routine work in the lab.

Participate in laboratory housekeeping, safety inspections, troubleshooting and root cause analysis

Additional duties which a R&D Technician may carry out include routine chemical reactions or bench-scale tests of plant processes; sample collection in the plant; environmental monitoring; or plant analytical instrumentation maintenance/calibration.

Assist with lab supply management including restocking lab supplies. Data entry

Utilizing analytical equipment and data collection software programs.

Analyze, interpret SPC charts

Enter in-process data in LIMS. Processing paperwork

Evaluating raw material COAs versus approved specifications to authorize material into plant using SAP.

Assist with writing or revising work instructions.

Optimize existing procedures

Manage archival of Quality Documents

**Additional Duties**

Trainer for testing, data entry and processing paperwork.

Participate and make recommendations in safety meetings.

Maintaining housekeeping.

Preparation / labeling of samples for shipment.

Ensure compliance with all assigned training.

Perform assigned duties as outlined by supervisor, management or designee.

**Basic qualifications:**

High School Diploma/GED with 10 years experience in a lab environment or Associates degree in Sciences or 2 year Technical degree in Analytical Testing with 3 years experience in a lab environment

**Preferred Qualifications:**

5+ years experience working in a R&D lab environment supporting manufacturing demonstrating skills outlined in principle responsibilities section, preferable in positions of increasing responsibility.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At **Kelly** , were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-05

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